#DallasChat Daily: Who’s ‘Dallas’s’ Worst Father?

“Dallas” has given us so many bad dads over the years, it’s hard to know which one is the worst. But let’s try to choose the franchise’s most feckless father anyway, OK? Candidates include Digger Barnes, who “sold” Pam to Jock; Jeff Farraday, who sold Christopher to Bobby; Amos Krebbs, who tried to extort money from […]

The Art of Dallas: ‘The Fourth Son’

Amos (William Windom), Ray’s long-lost daddy, turns up on the doorstep of his son (Steve Kanaly) in this 1980 publicity shot from “The Fourth Son,” a fourth-season “Dallas” episode.

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 61 – ‘The Fourth Son’

In “The Fourth Son’s” third act, Jock tells Ray he’s his father, a fact the Ewing patriarch didn’t discover until earlier in the episode but a truth he’s probably always known, deep down. The scene is beautifully written and performed, and no matter how often I watch it, it always moves me. “Dallas” simply doesn’t […]